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KISS drummer beats breast cancer

October 18, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The original drummer of the rock band KISS has survived breast cancer.Peter Criss says getting medical treatment early before the tumor could spread saved his life.

The 63-year-old is speaking out about male breast cancer during national breast cancer awareness month.

He wants to bring attention to this rare disease.

According to the National Cancer Institute, male cases are rarer than female breast cancer, making up less than one percent of total cases.

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